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CBS
Dec 10, 2012 4:00am PST
. >>> good morning, everybody. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. this morning the lines of communication are open, but time is running out for a resolution to the impending fiscal cliff. president obama and house speaker john boehner met behind closed doors sunday. it was their first face-to-face meeting since november 6, the election day, and now it look like some republicans may be breaking ranks. susan mcginnis is in washington with the latest. hi, susan. good morning to you. >> hi. many on capitol hill are encouraged by the weekend talks, but to get a deal done on time, apparently action this week is said to be critical. and now we have the president heading out on the road again. president obama leaves d.c. today, headed to michigan to talk to auto workers, part of his strategy to generate public support for his plan to avoid the fiscal cliff, the tax hikes and spending cuts due to kick in at year end. the president and house speaker john boehner met one on one at the white house on sunday. while no details were leaked, a rarity for washington, we do know the main stic
CBS
Dec 9, 2012 11:00pm PST
day after he was charged in a car crash that killed his teammate. >> jerry brown was my dear best friend. i'm just trying to deal with his death right now. >> reporter: police say the defensive lineman was driving drunk early saturday and lost control of his 2007 mercedes killing jerry brown who was a passenger in the car. brent is charged with intoxication manslaughter. hours before his release an emotional dallas cowboys team took the field in cincinnati. there was a moment of silence before the game and brown's jersey was placed on the bench. >> i think there was a feeling of numbness out on the field today, but somehow they focused it and we figured out a way to win this ballgame. >> reporter: brown played on the practice squad. players say the 25-year-old was a rising star. >> he'd be walking by keep doing what you're doing. you're going to be on the field and he had a big smile. he's the guy that loved to play the game. >> reporter: brent and brown were teammates at the university of illinois. this isn't the first run-in with the law for the cowboys nose tackle. in 2009 bren
CBS
Dec 13, 2012 6:00am PST
governor brown is fighting these days. the 74-year-old is now being treated for prostate cancer. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is over at ucsf this morning where the governor is undergoing radiation treatment and she joins us with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. he will come here every day to receive those treatments and doctors are very optimistic about his diagnosis. they say his cancer was caught early, is very treatable and has a high cure rate. governor brown's office announced yesterday that he is battling early stage prostate cancer. it's one of the most common cancers for men and one that doctors say they see a lot of when people age. at 74, brown is california's oldest governor. but he has let people know that his age does not affect him that he is in good health. he is known to jog around the capital and in the oakland hills and back in august, he challenged new jersey governor chris christie to a race after being slammed at the republican convention. >> i hereby challenge governor christie to a three-mile race, push-up contest and a chin-up contest. [ applause and
CBS
Dec 19, 2012 4:00am PST
, 2012. good morning, everybody. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. >>> the state department is getting its har shift review yet for the terrorist attack. a panel charged with investigating the incident concludes that the state department failed to provide adequate security at the compound. four americans were killed there on september 11th, including ambassador chris stevens. tara mergener is in washington this morning with more. good morning, tara. >> good morning to you. >>> well, the state department released unclassified portions of the report last night. investigators offered harsh criticism of the state department but did not single out any individual u.s. individuals for blame. the review board was headed up by retired ambassador thomas pickering and former chairman of the joints chief of staff, admiral mike mullen. they'll discuss their findings with lawmakers today. the panel blamed systematic failures and leadership and management deficiency in two bureaus of the state department for security measures at the benghazi compound that were described as inadequate. the rep
CBS
Dec 21, 2012 4:00am PST
eye on it. i'm terrell brown. more on that a little bit later on this morning. today, though, for sure is the first day of winter, and it sure feels like it for millions of americans. the first snowstorm is pushing east this morning, delivering snow to the great lakes region and heavy rain along the east coast. winter weather advisory are up in 12 stays from the midwest to the northeast. on thursday the nation's heartland took the storm's first punch. in iowa, whiteout conditions caused the 25-car pileup that left two people dead. authorities say drivers on interstate 35 were blinded by blowing snow and couldn't see other vehicles that had stopped or slowed down. the storm also snarling travel not just on the roads, but in the air. about a thousand flights have been grounded and more cancellations are expected. while that's a relatively low number compared to other storms, this one is hitting at the peak of the holiday travel season. >> i already tried calling this morning, and they said the earliest i could get out is this monday, so i'm just scared with all the delays, everybody is g
CBS
Dec 17, 2012 4:00am PST
with you on this monday. i'm terrell brown. the funerals of the first victims will be held today. 20 children were kids and six adults in a shooting rampage that lasted ten minutes and authorities say it could have been worse. the gunman adam lanza carried hundreds of rounds of especially deadly ammunition. last night president obama met privately with families in newtown and then spoke at a memorial service. the president said, quote, we can't tolerate this anymore. we must change. he ended his remarks by reading the names of the 20 child victims. >> charlotte, daniel, olivia, josephine, ana, dylan, madeleine, catherine, chase, jesse, james, grace, emilie, jack, noah, caroline, jessica, benjamin, avielle, allison. god has called them all home. >> erica ferrari is in newtown this morning. erica, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, terrell. behind closed doors, the president reportedly told connecticut's governor that friday was the single most difficult day of his presidency. the tears flowed freely as the people of newtown, connecticut, remembered those gunned down at sa
CBS
Dec 9, 2012 5:30pm PST
cowboy walked off the court sunday. >> jerry brown, i'm trying to deal with the stuff. >> police say the defensive lineman was driving drunk and lost control of his 2007 mercedes killing brown who was a passenger in the car. brent is charged with intoxication manslaughter. hours before his release, an emotional dallas cowboys team took the field in cincinnati. >> something that's difficult to deal with. people will deal with it in different ways. you just have to stay together as football team, as a family and as friends and teammates. >> shannon sharpe, brent's actions changed the lives of two people forever. >> jerry brown, his family will never be able to talk to him and see the young man again. he's probably cost himself an nfl career and some time in the penitentiary. >> in 2009, he pleaded guilty to dui. one former coach says the nfl needs stronger punishments to deter drunk driving. >> only hammer you have is playing time. there should ab automatic two game suspension in the first dui. >> if convicted, he faces a minimum of two years behind bars. >> brent's attorney claims the
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 4:00am PST
with you. i'm terrell brown. we begin with negotiations to avert the so-called fiscal cliff both republicans and white house hold their lines and no formal talks yesterday. president obama said he wasn't ruling out some reductions in entitlement programs such as medicare and social security, meanwhile house speaker john boehner has to win over hard liners in his own party. susan mcginnis is following it all. >> reporter: hi. good morning. there are some glimmers of common ground here among the two sides that could form the basis of a deal. the president is now talking about actually lowering the tax rate for the top 2% not now but later. and republicans are now taking some heat over their latest plan a lot of it from within their own party. >> five, four -- >> reporter: house speaker john boehner led the countdown to the lighting of the capitol hill christmas tree last night. >> one. >> reporter: but a different countdown weighs on the minds of these lawmakers, the countdown to the fiscal cliff. a series of tax increases and spending cuts due to kick in at the end the year. >> go
CBS
Dec 7, 2012 4:00am PST
be with you. i'm terrell brown. a strong earthquake hit northeastern japan this morning, the magnitude 7.3 quake struck in the early evening in the same area that suffered a powerful quake and tsunami last year. a tsunami warning has been issued. residents have been told to move to higher ground. the fukushima nuclear plant has not been damaged. the quake was felt as far south as tokyo. lucy craft is in tokyo. what can you tell us? >> reporter: no reports of damage or injury. it's still way too early. we have a tsunami warning. the tide is about three feet or two meters or one meter, i should say. very interesting, this time the warnings came very fast and furious. the announcer was yelling at people to get to higher ground. big difference this year. >> we were watching in our newsroom as the alerts came in. what did you feel, what did you experience there? was it anything noticeable? >> i was talking to someone on the phone and she said she should get off the phone, this is a big one. my windows were rattling. my pictures, i thought i was going to have to grab them before th
CBS
Dec 10, 2012 12:00pm PST
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CBS
Dec 3, 2012 4:00am PST
. good morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. negotiations continue today in washington to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff, but so far there's been more rhetoric than resolve. there's now less than a month to head off the automatic tax hikes and spending cuts that will kick in next year. john boehner said he can't believe the latest white house proposal. the obama administration insists there's no deal without a tax increase. susan mcginnis is in washington with details this morning. susan, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, terrell. it may appear the two sides are nowhere but these talks are expected to pick up dramatically very soon. december is here and as they say here in washington the lawmakers can smell the jet fumes meaning the planes taking them home for their holiday recess. what we're hearing there should be a deal by christmas. the white house is already decorated for the holidays but the mood here in washington is anything but festive. >> i think we're going over the cliff. >> reporter: if congress doesn't act america will ring in the new year wit
CBS
Dec 8, 2012 6:30pm PST
dallas nightclub and was speeding when his car flipped over. inside was close friend jerry brown a linebacker just signed off the practice squad. brown was killed in the accident. he and his wife were expecting their first child. this is brent's mug shot as he was arrested and charged with intoxicated manslaughter. he is currently being held without bond. the last saturday chiefs linebacker belcher shot and killed his girlfriend and then himself in kansas city. >>> the cannons go off in philadelphia. joe biden the vp greeting army/navy players before kickoff. navy in white. scored with five minutes to go on a quarterback keeper. that's keenan reynolds. now army they were trying to end a ten year drought to these guys. they were driving over a minute left. they were in the red zone when harry dixon fumbled it away. the midshipmen make it 11 straight over the football rival final from philadelphia 17-13. >>> nba, and the warriors -- they are not fooling around at all. they just wrapped up business in the nation's capital. now hold on to something. steph curry got hurt. playing defens
CBS
Dec 23, 2012 7:30am PST
1st. stay with us when we checked in with san francisco mayor edley and former mayor willie brown. these guys are no strangers. we have the so-called fiscal cliff. with the politics involved here? how much of what we have been seeing is real deal cutting and how much is show? >> first of all, none of it is really show. it's really politicians trying their best to prevail what they promise their voters they would do. that's what that is. they are going as well as they can. the first day as we said something different than willie brown. i immediately agreed. my voters would have to say, i didn't do what i promised to do. >> what if what you promise to do is after you sit down and see the facts and it isn't the right way to go. what do you do politically? >> for me i naturally try to get that information out there but also let the public is certainly everybody looking at the budget process understand the change of circumstances we face. for me but it has always been kind of a process where you don't really hide. >> it seems to me the question is, republicans say, we can't give on tax
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 4:00am PST
morning news" for thursday, december 6, 2012. >>> good morning, everybody. i'm terrell brown. stunning. that's what they hear after the obama administration is ready to go over the fiscal cliff if the gop doesn't bid on higher taxes. on top earners. a just released poll shows nearly half of those ads say it's time to end tax cuts for the wealthy but keep it in place for americans earning $250,000 or less. 32% say the tax cuts should remain in place for everyone. during a broadcast interview yesterday timothy geithner was asked what if republican don't agree to raising taxes. >> is the administration prepared to go over the fiscal cliff? >> oh, absolutely. again, we say there's no prospect for an agreement that doesn't involve those tax rates going up. remember, it's 2%. remember, all of those americans, too, get a tax cut into that framework on the first $250,000 of their income. >> that said the president and speaker john boehner discussed the budget by phone yesterday. susan mcginnis is in washington with the latest on this game of fiscal chicken. susan, good morning to you. >> right
CBS
Dec 2, 2012 5:30pm PST
, 3-0 cleveland, wheaton with a bomb to gordon. 44-yard score, 10-0 browns. they led 10-3 at the half. late third quarter, 13-3 cleveland, carson palmer pump fake, now in for a 64-yard touchdown. the raiders offense makes a play and oakland is back in it, down 13-10. and fourth quarter, it is still 13-10, the raiders driving and palmer looking for the win but it is picking off by sheldon brown. brown put it away with 3.5 left. richardson up the gut to make it 0-10. the raiders did score late, too little too late, 20-17 is the final. >> we can't turn the ball over right there. we have all of the momentum and we are moving the ball and we can't -- we can't have that self-inflicted wound right there. if it is not there, we have to get rid of it. but we can't make that mistake. >> we took a shot there and go for a touchdown quickly and didn't put the ball in the right spot. didn't give him a chance to make a play on the ball. >>> david schaub, stanford, on game day tonight at 11:30. >> we'll see you in half an hour on eyewitness news at 6:30. good night. for over 60,000 california foster
CBS
Dec 18, 2012 4:00am PST
be with you. i'm terrell brown. most of the schools in newtown, connecticut, reopen today. sandy hook elementary remains an active crime scene. the site of friday's deadly shootings will remain closed indefinitely. 26 people including 20 young children were killed there. authorities hope to soon interview two survivors of the massacre. funerals, more of them, are scheduled for today. james mattioli was 6. his family says he loved sports, was a numbers guy, and best friends with his older sister. jessica rekos, also 6, loved everything about horses. she read about them, drew them, wrote about them, for christmas she wanted cowgirl boots. we have more. >> reporter: good morning. it's a rainy and somber morning in newtown where families have begun to lay their dead to rest, and more funerals are scheduled for days to come. it's back to school today for the children of newtown, connecticut, with one exception -- students of sandy hook elementary. kenneth canfield is a fourth grader at sandy hook. he was there that tragic day. >> he heard screaming and gunshots, and the room that he w
CBS
Dec 9, 2012 8:30am PST
"face the nation." ,,,,,,,, ,, >> hello everyone, i'm jamentse brown. for the second time in eight days, tragedy has struck in the nfl, this time in dallas. yesterday morning, cowboys nose tackle josh brent was charged with intoxication manslaughter after his vehicle flipped over and caught fire, killing his passenger, teammate jerry brown jr. >> when our officers got there, they made contact with mr. price brent. our officers also located a
CBS
Dec 13, 2012 5:00am PST
apparently used various aliases including pocahontas, snow and killer. >>> governor jerry brown has a personal battle. the 74-year-old was diagnosed with early stage prostate cancer. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington reports. >> reporter: the word cancer sounds scary but doctors say governor brown's was caught early. he is battling early stage prostate cancer. in 2011 he had a procedure to remove some skin cancer from his nose also back in 2008 he had a small spot removed from his ear. he is undergoing radiation and will keep his full work schedule. doctors say the cancer has not spread and it should be easy to treat with no serious side effects. >> most people that have this are in 60s, 70s or 80s. he will do better in terms of his energy level throughout the whole process since he is otherwise in good health. >> reporter: the governor will receive daily radiation treatments at usf for 10 minutes and it should be complete in early january. >> are you ready for winter? >> no. i wake out and boom it's chilly. >> cold air is in place. yesterday cold showers and all that air moved out fro
CBS
Dec 3, 2012 6:00am PST
. fighting to stop the slide. the raiders looking for a win at home against the browns. >> plus, reigniting the quarterback controversy. the 9ers fall to the rams so will alex smith get his spot back? ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, three weeks... but this time >>> very impressive storm totals. that series of storms almost 16" in some the north bay and into the santa cruz mountains. almost 8" in santa rosa and almost 4" in san francisco. a brief break today. more on the way, though. >> we're starting to see lots of brake lights out there especially at the bay bridge toll plaza where the metering lights have just been turned on. you can see traffic backed up beyond 880 at this point. a complete look at traffic in just a few minutes. >>> let's talk a little football now. >> let's do that. >> the 49ers and rams played into overtime for the second time in three weeks. but this time, there was a winne at the end. >> frank gore scored a touchdown in the 1st quarter. it was still 7-0 in the third when the rams got a safety and in the 4th quarter, there's your safety right there, threw it out of bounds b
CBS
Dec 10, 2012 5:00am PST
. it killed his passenger, jerry brown, a practice squad line backer and brent's old college roommate in illinois. >> a tragedy occurred to our football team. it's been emotional for everybody. >> there was a moment of silence before the game. a brown's jersey was placed as you see here on the bench. if convicted brent faces a minimum of two years in jail. >>> two australian dj's who made the prank call to the hospital where the duchess of cambridge was being treated for morning sickness are off the air. they spoke out saying they're sorry that a hospital employee has apparently taken her own life over the incident. >> i'm so devastated for them. i'm really feeling for them. it's a shocking turn of events. if we had any idea that something like this could be even possible to happen, you know, we couldn't see this happening. it was may not to be a prank call. >> according to royal staffers, kate middleton is suffering morning sickness again but is not expected to return to hospitals. >> radio stations do that all the time. who would think it would lead to something like that.
CBS
Dec 18, 2012 12:00pm PST
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CBS
Dec 16, 2012 5:00am PST
toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so delicious...so fun. >>> welcome to bay sunday everybody. great to have you with us. another great show for you today. we'll tell you how to make a family mighty happy by donating a car. a jazz violinist that has a sweet sound. and behind the scenes in europe and insiders look to travel fund. but if you'd like to connect with us we'd like to hear from you go to cbs5.com and click on connect.
CBS
Dec 4, 2012 5:00pm PST
story. >> reporter: it's been 34 years since the birth of louise joy brown, the world's first test tube baby. today, more than 60,000 american babies are born each year thanks to in vitro fertilization. now stanford researchers have found a way to help even more infertile couples. >> 48 hours of culture, we can predict the viability of a human embryo. >> reporter: researchers thawed 75 donated single cell embryos and used time lapse photography to track their development. the 75 embryos, only 53 had normal timing, normal cell division. but the big surprise of the 53 that looked normal, half had the wrong number of chromosomes. >> it's quite profound that embryos that appear to be developing normally may harbor such a high percentage or such a high degree of chromosomal abnormalities. >> reporter: dr. barry behr, codirector of the ivf program, says where fragmentation comes n those extra bubbles are fragments that contain chromosomes and that spells trouble. >> should be 23 pairs in total chromosomes. if you have a mismatch or an extra one or a missing one, you create an abnormal em
CBS
Dec 14, 2012 5:00pm PST
the mommies. >> reporter: crystal brown had a brief conversation with her daughters just after school let out. >> i said, you know, someone brought a gun to a school and she said a real gun, you know. a real gun and someone died? kids died? and you know, it's hard for them to process. >> reporter: san francisco school district superintendent richard carranza says he wants to remind parents that the schools have safety plans and that teachers drill on how to keep the kids out of danger. but school officials emphasize there is no security measure as good as paying attention to a person who seems to be plotting an evil deed and calling the police right away. >> as a teacher during the columbine incident there was a rush to install security metal detectors and all of this hardware. i will tell you the single greatest security system you can have in place is a well informed enabled student body. >> reporter: you saw those parents hugging their kids a little tighter. well, one school district official told me that, you know, after you have the conversation with your children tonight,
CBS
Dec 31, 2012 4:00am PST
little bit later on "cbs this morning." i'm terrell brown in new york on this new year's eve. this is the "cbs morning news." this new year's eve. this is the "cbs morning news." new prilosec otc wildberry is the same frequent heartburn treatment as prilosec otc. now with a fancy coating that gives you a burst of wildberry flavor. now why make a flavored heartburn pill? because this is america. and we don't just make things you want, we make things you didn't even know you wanted. like a spoon fork. spray cheese. and jeans made out of sweatpants. so grab yourself some new prilosec otc wildberry. [ male announcer ] one pill each morning. 24 hours. zero heartburn. satisfaction guaranteed or your money back. to say get well to your loved ones. ♪ this came for you, mommy. [ female announcer ] but it takes the touch of kleenex® brand, america's softest tissue, to turn a gesture into a complete gift of care. [ barks ] send your own free kleenex® care pack... full of soothing essentials at kleenex.com. kleenex®. america's softest tissue. >>> many americans hit the mall for some post-
CBS
Dec 12, 2012 4:00am PST
morning news" for wednesday, december 12, 2012. >>> good morning, everybody. i'm terrell brown. good to be with you. >>> oregon officials have tentatively identify the gunman who opened fire at a business shopping mall. christmas music was playing as the lone gunman fired shots yesterday afternoon near the food court at one of portland's largest shopping malls. the gunman killed two people and seriously wounded another before taking his own life. one witness heard him say, "i am the shooter," as he fired dozens of rounds into the machlt bigad shaban is live. good morning to you. >> reporter: terrell, good morning to you. it's an eerie and quiet scene here. it's a much different scene than yesterday when that masked gunman began firing inside one of the busiest malls in the portland area. cell phone video shows police escorting shoppers to safety, and the first moments after a masked gunman opened fire in a oregon mall. >> it was scary. i don't know. it was shocking. >> our cousin is a security guard in there, and his wife and baby were in there, but they got out okay. >> reporter: s.w.a
CBS
Dec 10, 2012 4:30am PST
2007 mercedes killing passenger jerry browne. >> there was a feeling of numbness out on the field today but somehow they focused it and we figured out a way to win the ball game. >> there was a moment of silence before the game and brown's jersey was faced on the bench. the cowboys are standing by brent. if convicted he faces a minimum of two years behind bars. >>> same sex couples began tieing the knot legally over the weekend up in washington state. >> and there we go, voter legalized it last month and yesterday was the first day marriage ceremonies could be performed. more than 1000 same sex couples have received marriage licenses in counties all across washington. courthouses in some cities even began performing ceremonies at midnight on saturday. washington, maine and maryland became the first states to approve same sex marriage by popular vote. >>> it's up to president obama and house speaker john boehner to strike a deal to avert the fiscal cliff. they met face to face yesterday and susan mcginnis tells us the chances may be better with two people doing the negotiating. >>
CBS
Dec 20, 2012 4:00am PST
terrell brown. today vice president joe biden holds a meeting. he will meet with law enforcement officers around the nation. the task force is part of the reaction to the school shooting in newtown, connecticut. gun stores, though, are seeing a different kind of reaction since the massacre. record sales. gun enthusiasts are stocking up in anticipation of tighter gun laws. meanwhile more victims of the shooting were buried. marlie hall is in newtown this morning. marlie, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, terrell. the issue of gun control has come into sharp focus and many lawmakers are taking aim. connecticut senator richard blumenthal and senator-elect chris murphy met with a group called newtown united. residents who came together to push a ban on assault rifles. they may have a new supporter in president obama. he wants new laws to try to prevent another tragedy like the one at sandy hook elementary school. >> the fact that we can't prevent every act of violence doesn't mean we can't steadily reduce it. >> reporter: as head of the president's task force, vice pres
CBS
Dec 24, 2012 11:00pm PST
night that we had to run out. >> reporter: lucas brown was one of several evacuated. >> how is this affecting your christmas? >> terribly. horrible. >> reporter: he said he spent the night with his eight kids in his car. a block away, things are getting back to normal in the robinson home. they too were evacuated and are thankful their house was not damaged. >> it was like up this high. we were afraid it was going to go in there. but when we got back, there was no water damage to the house. >> reporter: their next-door neighbor, not so lucky. his home is off limits, deemed unsafe after water got inside and affected electrical outlets. of major concern are seepages in the levy. the mayor says they're working on a long-term solution but for now have engineers out here for a quick fix. >> we'll be working all night to raise the level of the levy, reinforce it with sandbags. >> reporter: he plans to appeal to the state for resources. meanwhile, lucas brown has his own appeal, a christmas wish you might say. >> hopefully they'll fix these levies that we don't have to go through this once
CBS
Dec 13, 2012 1:35am PST
learned late this afternoon that governor jerry brown has prostate cancer. cancer always sounds scary, but one oncologist says the governor doesn't have much to worry about. >> i've slowed down a little but i ran three miles in 29 minutes. >> reporter: he's in pretty good shape for a man in his 70's. governor jerry brown even called out the governor of new jersey. >> i hereby challenge the governor of new jersey to a three-mile race, a push-up contest and a chinup contest. >> reporter: fighting prostate cancer is now his latest challenge. it is early stage cancer and the prognosis is excellent, his doctor says. >> the fact that he's in good condition usually means he'll do better in terms of his energy level throughout the whole process. >> reporter: dr. patrick doesn't treat the governor but he says he will have radiation daily. >> monday through friday, each day, about ten minutes a day. the treatments are painless. he comes in, lays on the table, gets the treatment. he doesn't feel anything from it. it doesn't slow him down in that way. >> reporter: in 2011, the governor had
CBS
Dec 12, 2012 5:30pm PST
brown, the governor of california, has prostate cancer. brown is 74. his office says he's getting radiation treatment and his prognosis is excellent. india's musical ambassador, ravi shankar, has died. ♪ shankar was the master of the stringed instrument called the sitar. in the 1960s, he taught beatle george harrison how to play while introducing traditional indian music to the west. shankar also organized the world's first big rock benefit, the concert for bangladesh in 1971. and he was the father of popular singer norah jones. ravi shankar died yesterday in san diego. he was 92. if your favorite number is 12, well, this was your day. at 12 past noon, the clock said 12:12. the calendar 12-12-12. some folks thought it was a good day to get married. the husbands will have no excuse for forgetting their anniversary. our researchers tell us that folks who love the number 12 are dodeckafiles. if your favorite number is 12, you are one, too. in a moment, we'll take you to a shop that specializes in restorations of body and soul. check out my new treadmill app. pretty sweet, huh? cute
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Dec 30, 2012 6:00am PST
♪ >> osgood: long before there was sex in the city, helen gurley brown and sex and the single girl revealing that even good girls enjoyed being bad. >> mmmm. that sounds just yummy. >> osgood: she then took the reins at cosmopolitan finding success with covers, promising success under the covers. >> men and women can't be friends. the sex part always gets in the way. >> reporter: author screen writer and director norah ephron found success outlining how sex with ruin relationships and vice verse a. >> you're saying that a man can be a woman with a woman he finds unattractive. snairlings sex, money, power, that's the sort of stuff j.r.ewing knew best. >> what is that show without j.r.? >> that's what i figure. osgood: there was never a more charming scoundrel than j.r. thanks to you, larry hagman, hats off to the man in the hat. ♪ nobody does it better ♪ nobody does it half as good as you ♪ >> osgood: and a tip of the hat to you, marvin, composer of broadway and hollywood hits beyond compare. ♪ i wasn't looking >> osgood: we also salute two incomparable men of medicine, jose
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Dec 2, 2012 6:00am PST
thick number. my mother inherited it from an uncle. in there was an entry, among others, brown-colonel vert. >> reporter: in 2006 bill web's wife, doing some research, found brown-colbert listed as a monticello safe. it turns out he was the brother of jefferson's butler, burl colbert. as a boy, he worked at the nail-making workshop which web decided he had to see. >> here i am standing on the very thing, land, where my ancestor had worked as a young preteen. that's heavy. it was something that brought tears to to my eyes to say, my god, my god. >> reporter: thomas jefferson is buried at monticello. en scribed on his monument, the achievements he wanted to be remembered for including the declaration of independence, but he will be remembered as well for the legacy that is not written here. >> osgood: coming up a journey with ben affleck into the heart of africa. ,,,,,,,,,,,, >> osgood: 23 days until christmas. nothing says holiday warmth quite like a cup of cocoa, a drink that begins here with raw cocao beans. one candy maker we know of is raising the bar or at least the price o
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Dec 7, 2012 5:30pm PST
v. ferguson" endorsed inial segregation; "brown v. board of education" ended it in hat ation. today we learned that the next name to make civil rights history may be "hollingsworth v. willy." her court said it will hear the case which could decide whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry. the case centers on a ban on 20me-sex marriage that was passed by california voters in 2008. john blackstone has our lead from san francisco. >> reporter: for five months in 2008, same-sex couples in california could marry legally. then voters passed proposition 8 banning same-sex marriage. when gay couples challenged prop 8, both the state supreme court and the federal ninth circuit court of appeals ruled that banning same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. many supporters of same-sex marriage were hoping the supreme court would not take this case. therese stewart is san francisco's deputy city attorney. in many ways, this is bad news for you. >> it's bad news in the sense that if we had-- if the court had denied review we would have seen marriages very quickly within a few day
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Dec 11, 2012 7:00am PST
steps from carnegie hall, central park, and a major shopping district. as terrell brown reports, it all happened with no warning. >> reporter: witnesses describe the killing as a cold-blooded execution. >> one loud shot. we were all standing here, and we were all scared to death. we looked down the block, we saw the guy on the floor. >> reporter: at around 2:00 p.m. on tuesday, this busy intersection in midtown came to a standstill when the gunman wearing a dark coat and hooded sweatshirt came up behind 31-year-old brandon lincoln woodard who police say was visiting new york from los angeles. investigators believe the gunman fired what appeared to be a silver semiautomatic pistol. the bullet struck woodard in the head. >> when i seen him, i seen blood coming out of the face. >> reporter: delivery truck driver david mirambeau was steps away when the shooting occurred. >> he wasn't there right away. he was still shaking and -- that's when i called the cops. >> reporter: after killing woodard, the gunman calmly walked toward an awaiting getaway vehicle, got in, and drove off, quickly blend
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Dec 3, 2012 7:00am PST
thes now, james brown, host of the nfl's today on cbs. >> good morning. hisat a time like this the ortionon is always why in a seagedy of this proportion. what do those closest to him say as they try to explain it to themselves and others? is thelement, i guess, is still manyeigning feeling by so many people. you've heard in manuel's report how he was a model citizen. charlie, one of the things i'm learning and working with this whole do mes you cmestic violen awareness and prevention issue seaay of the verizon foundation, oftentimes there's ome outernible reason why. i'me are some deep seeded eryitudes. sperly there'll be more to come out of this. i'm careful not to speculate as. the police have not talked about a motive as well. willat's an interesting point, j.b. discussi after this murder/suicide and what it means. the game on sunday, was there any talk at all that they would canc cancel it? >> norah, yes, there was. as a matter of fact, the league factthat up to the kansas city uiefs specifically and coach romeo crennel had his 16 cptains get together, take a poll of all the p
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Dec 31, 2012 7:00am PST
to return to classes this week in a different school, and as terrell brown reports, an attorney for one of the children is ready to go to court. >> reporter: two weeks after a gunman opened fire inside sandy hook elementary a new haven lawyer is asking permission to sue the state of connecticut for $100 million. >> i'm saying for a fact that the state didn't do enough to provide for their safety. >> reporter: attorney irving pinsky represents the child, a 6-year-old who survived. she's traumatized of what she saw and heard in the school. >> the whole thing came down on the intercom, the screaming, the cursing, the bang bang bang and her friends are dead. >> reporter: pinsky filed the claim last week claiming that the state failed to protect the child and as a result she suffered trauma and injury. in all 20 children died and six staffers. staffers credited with trying to save lives. on pinsky's facebook page hundreds have expressed outrage. sickening. simply sickening. another wrote should be disbarred and jailed for abuse of the system and trauma caused to the parents whose childre
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Dec 12, 2012 6:00pm PST
comments, "plus we were all drunk." the matter is under investigation. >>> governor brown is battling prostate cancer. his office revealed his condition just a few hours ago. it's the governor's second cancer diagnosis in the past two years. back in 2011, he underwent minor surgery for skin cancer. dr. kim mulvihill joining us now with what we know so far about his current condition and how they are treating him. >> reporter: allen, right now we know the governor is being treated at ucsf but won't discuss his treatment. prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men. this year in california, more than 20,000 men will be diagnosed. most including governor brown will have early stage prostate cancer. now, that means it's localized to the prostate gland and has not spread. governor brown is being treated with a conventional course of radiation which typically means five days a week for four or five weeks. the governor's office says he is working a full schedule through the treatment which will be completed the week of january 7th. his prognosis is excellent and no side effects, signifi
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Dec 4, 2012 6:00pm PST
left the football team following sunday's game against the browns to be with his ailing father in texas, his father has passed away at the age of 66. grady allen had a heart attack last week and was in a dallas area intensive care unit. he played in the nfl as a linebacker with the falcons for five seasons. both he and his son played college football at texas a & m. dennis allen plans to be with the raiders thursday when they host denver on thursday night football. and speaking of denver, they come to the black hole for the first time with peyton manning under center. the future hall of famer overcame a bad neck injury to turn the broncos into a serious contender for the super bowl. >> i think it's historical to be honest with you. i wish we could document it you know, the process to be honest with you. then to come to a new team, new teammates, new city, everything about it new, it's amazing. >>> now, stanford battles wives for the rose both. of the badgers football coach bielema might not be on the sidelines. he accepted the vacancy at arkansas who was 4-8 this year. the grass i
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Dec 28, 2012 5:00am PST
understand competed on the 56-foot track for $1,000 prize. oscar a brown weiner dog from tucson, arizona, would edge out his rivals in a nose to nose race to the finish appropriately named oscar. >> i was going to say only fitting that a weiner dog named oscar would win. >> cute dogs apparently fast. >>> 5:26. urgent meeting the 11th hour budget push to avert the "fiscal cliff." >> plus a police officer comes home to a burglary in progress. what the thieves took and why that officer couldn't stop the thieves. >>> happy birthday muni. we'll tell you how the group is planning to celebrate their zen teniam. -- centennial. ,,,,,, welcome se my lcret d you are?air.an your worst nightmare mr. box. since you foolishly brought back your bonus jack! i have copied your two pure beef patties, lettuce, melting cheese, pickles, and middle bun, plus fries and a drink for $4.49. and now you will tell me what is in your secret sauce!! uh, i think i know. "we all know," "pretty obvious." you couldn't tell me when i handed out the wiener-dog lasers!?! growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record
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Dec 16, 2012 7:00pm PST
, that process will take two years. >> welcome to the cbs sports update fed by e trade. i'm james brown with the scores from around the nfl today. houston has won the a.f.c. south. denver has now won nine straight. seattle kept pace in the n.f.c. west and pittsburgh' loss to dallas puts baltimore into the playoffs. atlanta improved its n.f.c. best record at 12-2, washington is now atop the n.f.c. east. green bay clinched the n.f.c. north while minnesota remains in contention. for more sports news and information, simply go to cbssports.com. ith more? then don't get nickle and dimed by high cost investments and annoying account fees. at e-trade, our free easy-to-use online tools and experienced retirement specialists can help you build a personalized plan. and with our no annual fee iras and a wide range of low cost investments, you can execute the plan you want at a low cost. so meet with us, or go to etrade.com for a great retirement plan with low cost investments. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] 'tis the season to discover the kid in all of us. enjoy free shipping and great values on your
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Dec 23, 2012 7:00pm PST
. i'm james brown in new york. cincinnati beat pittsburgh. the bengals make the post season. indy makes the playoffs. andrew luck has another game-winning drive. new england improves to 11-4. the ravens win the a.f.c. north. the redskins still win the n.f.c. east. gals loses in o.t. green bay has won four straight. the vikings and the bears reminute in the postseason hunt. denver has won ten in a row. for more sports news and information, go to cbssports.com. vestor. looks like your bags didn't make it. we'll send them to your hotel. [ sad music playing ] this is fun. [ sad music continues ] [ knock on door ] your bags, sir. thanks. both: finally! one taste, and you'll understand. enjoy delicious dunkin' donuts coffee anytime. best vacation ever! pick some up where you buy groceries. america runs on dunkin'. he is a good little monkey and always very curious. one day george got an important letter. he's built a rocket ship to travel into space." google, how far is earth to the moon? the moon is 238,900 miles... "the great moment had come." 3, 2, 1... [ giggling ] where'd you get that to
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Dec 27, 2012 6:00am PST
illegal for employers to demand passwords to employees' social media accounts. governor brown says the new law protects from unwarranted invasion. a similar law goes into effect in illinois. >>> fewer americans are getting screened for cancer. researchers found the number who underwent preventative screenings in the last decade went down. the study found people were not getting screened as much for breast, cervical and prostate cancer as often as the government says you should. this may be linked to rising health insurance costs and different opinions about government guidelines. >>> researchers say an mri is often an effective way to screen for alzheimer's disease. a new study from the university of pennsylvania found the test was accurate 75% of the time in testing a patient's spinal fluid with a lumbar puncture is more accurate. the mri is noninvasive and is less expensive. a lumbar test is advisable for borderline cases. >>> apparently kindness may be the key to prevent bullying. a new study of 9 to 11-year- olds found children who perform acts of kindness like sharing their lu
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Dec 25, 2012 6:00am PST
inmates got pardons on this holiday. governor brown issued the pardons to 789 convicted fell -- 79 convicted felons who have done their time and been crime free now for at least decade. most were convicted of drug offenses and that includes ken benedict who got involved with a bad crowd 20 years ago. >> christmas eve, you know to find this out. what a gift. you know to finally have some closure to you know a long story that you know i did something dumb when i was younger. >> well, he was in prison ben digit joined an -- benedict joined an inmate fire crew. he actually saved a boy's life in a malibu fire in 1992. he was now a school vol fear and is engaged to be married and has his life back on track. >>> time now 6:08. still ahead, santa goes "gangnam style." >> of course he did in a snafu strands passengers on the day before christmas. how president obama put a stop to thousands trying to travel. coming your way. >> the next time you trim a tree it may not be a real one. what's leaving christmas tree farmers struggling to provide. we'll have that story coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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Dec 7, 2012 6:00pm PST
that is as big as brown versus the board of education which said separate schools for black and white students was unconstitutional. >> this is equivalent to the supreme court take on one of the most devicive sort of exciting constitutional questions of this generation and deciding that they have to issue an opinion on this. >> so, for now gay marriages in california remain on hold. >> that stays in place and will stay in place until they issue their decision which probably won't be until june. >>> gay couples in san francisco's castro district are cautiously optimistic the nation's high court will rule in their favor. cbs 5 spoke with a number of them about the court's decision today. >> i think it will be a close call. the supreme court may be a 5-4 split depending on how kennedy comes down. >> i was married in san francisco in '04, which was very historic. i'm divorced now and i deserve the freedom to divorce. >> that's like the easy way out. >> public opinion seems to be shifting towards acceptance of same sex marriage. in 2011 rare salmon gallop poll found for the first tim
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Dec 14, 2012 6:00pm PST
brown had a brief conversation with her daughters after school let out. >> i said someone brought a gun to a school and she said a real gun? and someone died? kids died? and, you know, it's hard for them to process. >> reporter: the superintendent wants to remind parents that the schools have safety plans and teachers drill on how to keep the kids out of danger. in fact, cbs 5 was invited on this mock school shooting drill a couple of years ago in south san francisco. in the drill, police officers demonstrated how they don't wait for a s.w.a.t. team anymore. after columbine cops rush into the schools and race to subdue the gunman. but school officials emphasize there is no security measure as good as paying attention to a person who seems to be plotting an evil deed and calling the police right away. >> as a teacher's during the columbine incident there was a rush to install security metal detectors and all this hardware. the single greatest security system you can have in place is a well informed enabled student body. >> reporter: district officials say they have asked their princi
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Dec 13, 2012 4:30am PST
battle governor jerry brown is fighting. the 70-year-old is being treated for prostate cancer. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is at ucsf this morning and that's where the governor is undergoing radiation treatment. good morning. >> reporter: for the next month, governor brown will receive daily treatments here at ucsf. they are supposed to be painless and last about 10 minutes. governor brown's office announced yesterday that he has early stage prostate cancer. they say it has not spread and has a high cure rate. the 74-year-old governor will keep up his full work during his treatment and doctors say there won't be any serious side effects. this is the governor's second bout with cancer since taking office in 2011. last year he had a procedure to remove skin cancer from his nose. brown is in good shape of and he called out the governor of new jersey, chris christie, back in august after getting slammed at the republican convention. >> i hereby challenge governor christie to a three-mile race, pushup contest and then chin-up contest. [ applause and cheers ] >> reporter: brown is see
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Dec 27, 2012 12:00pm PST
employees' social media accounts. governor jerry brown says the new law protects from unwarranted invasions. a similar goes into in effect in illinois. >>> we have been talking about rain a lot. i guess it's coming but today is beautiful. >> have you been outside? >> i took a little walk outside. >> gorgeous. >> a little chilly, crispy. the rain is coming sooner than you might think but in the meantime, weather headlines today a nice dry break. we're in between storm systems right now getting plenty of sunshine, mostly sunny skies. partly cloudy, cool night overnight, as well. and then a chance of rain returning as soon as tomorrow afternoon. check this out. this is a view of alameda. you can see san francisco there in the distance, the bay bridge. temperatures are cool. low to mid-50s by later on this afternoon. low 50s right now. it's because this high is in place for now but watch this. this is that low that's going to bring us showers as soon as friday afternoon. it is getting closer towards the bay area. light rain we're anticipating. increasing clouds overnight friday mornin
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Dec 22, 2012 7:00am PST
minutes to go. cardinal answer on the next possession, brown hits go ahead 3. stanford wins 70-68. a's, in a letter, owner lieu wolf reportedly asked for an agreement to keep a's in oakland through 2018. that is a look at sports. see you at 5:30. >> a live look now of downtown san francisco. the rain is coming down. next is one more look at the top stories including the weather. all the rain and wind for the holiday storm that is now upon us. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, area this weekend. right now nearly a thousand custom >>> a look at this morning's top stories. holiday storm hitting the bay area this weekend. it is raining as we speak. nearly 1000 are without power including 400 on the peninsula. we are taking a live look now at jaw valley. snow is coming down. it will be a white christmas. they're expecting a couple feet of snow at the lake level from this current storm system. tomorrow on eyewitness news, san francisco's top cop on the gun control debate. does it have substance or is it low hanging fruit? >> it is low hanging fruit. this is no brainer stuff to reinst
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Dec 20, 2012 12:00pm PST
just about to start to brown. >> and then he adds the shrimp which is the way i love it. >> in with the chilis. we are going to throw some whole parsley leaves in here, a little lemon zest on there. >> bob is doing this great. he has the spices to heat from the chili. the lemon zest. you have so many things going on here. >> that's right. >> beautiful dish. >> lastly we are going to hit it with a little lemon juice. voila! >> beautiful. i'm tony tantillo and this is tony's table. >> michelle will be back tomorrow. rain begins 6:00. thanks for watching. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >> rick: hope needs this, mom. >> caroline: and so do you, rick. >> brooke: you can't stand to see your sister hurting. neither can i. >> rick: but she is, and it's my fault. (sighs) i have to tell hope that i lied, even if it wrecks our relationship. she has to know. no matter what happens, it can't be any worse than what she's feeling right now. >> hope: (sniffles)
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